Things to do

Pine Lake Resort not only has a multitude of onsite activities, but there is also much to explore in the surrounding areas. Whether it’s the natural beauty of surrounding Lake District walks, and the Yorkshire Dales National Park, or exploring gastro pubs in Kendal and Keswick there is sure to be enough to keep everyone entertained. See below for details on the surrounding attractions and places to explore.

Arnside
Arnside

Distance from Pine Lake: 8 miles
Spend some time at the former fishing port of Arnside, which offers picturesque landscapes and plenty of birdwatching opportunities.

Silverdale
Silverdale

Distance from Pine Lake: 6.5 miles
Enjoy the charming and friendly village of Silverdale which provides a range of locally grown food and a beautiful shoreline with hidden coves and panoramic views.

Warton Crag
Warton Cragg

Distance from Pine Lake: 2.3 miles
Perfect for observing the native species of the area, whether it's animals, insects or fauna that takes your interest, this kaleidoscopic habitat is an excellent place for an exciting walk.

Greenlands Farm Village
Greenlands Farm Village

Distance from Pine Lake: 2 miles
A memorable day out for children and animal loving adults alike. Meet the large variety of animals from friendly pygmy goats to exotic lizards. There are many activities, such as donkey rides and lamb feeding.

Carnforth
Carnforth

Distance from Pine Lake: 1.5 miles
Visit the market town of Carnfortth, with its famous train station, featured in the film "Brief Encounter." Also recommended is the micro-brewery and vintage bookshop.

Leighton Hall
Leighton Hall

Distance from Pine Lake: 4 miles
Leigton Hall is an elegant hstoric house with a stunning back drop of the Lake District hills. In the summer months the dramatic birds of prey demonstrations are not to be missed.

Capernwray Diving Centre
Capernwray Diving Centre

Distance from Pine Lake: 4 miles
Capernwray Diving Centre offers diving opportunities for all experience levels.The dive area features a multitude of attractions to explore such as a cave, a 1943 helicopter and a gnome garden!

Warton Old Rectory
Warton Old Rectory

Distance from Pine Lake: 2.2 miles
Step into the past, to Warton, which is home to this 14th century rectory with an interesting history.

Lancaster
Lancaster

Distance from Pine Lake: 8.5 miles
Lancaster is a city packed with history, such as the medieval castly, Pendle Witch Trails and 19th century prison cells. If you still want more after that there's plenty of other options, such as shopping, butterfly houses, parks and river walks.

Blackpool
Blackpool

Distance from Pine Lake: 8.5 miles
Blackpool is a seaside resort and is the home of Pleasure Beach, Tower, Illuminations and Zoo! Enjoy a walk along the front and take your pick from a variety of bars and restaurants. 

Morecambe
Morecambe

Distance from Pine Lake: 10 miles
The seaside town of Morecambe is just a short drive away and a great place to stop for an ice cream and a stroll on the seafront.

Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve
Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve

Distance from Pine Lake: 5.5 miles
This nature reserve is perfect for anyone with an interest in British wildlife. Countless species of birds can be spotted, along with otters, deer, and more.

Lakeland Wildlife Oasis
Lakeland Wildlife Oasis

Distance from Pine Lake: 5 miles
Something for the animal lovers, see an array of fish, birds, mammals and reptiles. There are options to learn more with free talks and handling sessions on weekends and school holidays. To truly meet the animals there are "Keeper for the day" packages.

Lakeland Maze and Farm Park
Lakeland Maze and Farm Park

Distance to Pine Lake: 13 Miles
Lakeland Maize Maze changes from year to year to provide an ever-changing challenge for all ages. Although the maze itself is only open from July to September, there is a farm park open every weekend from Easter, with many animals like alpacas, ferrets, goats and donkeys.

Old Holly Farm, Garstang
Old Holly Farm

Distance from Pine Lake: 15 miles
Old Holly Farm is a working organic dairy farm which offers a play area for children, local ice cream and a selection of traditional farm animals. Milking demonstrations also take place daily and free range chicken eggs from the farm can be purchased in the shop.

Kendal
Kendal

Distance from Pine Lake: 16 miles
Home of Kendal Mint Cake, Kendal is also a vibrant market town with plenty going on, such as year round festivals, shopping and a blend of traditional and contemporary pubs.

Lakeland Miniature Village, Grange-Over-Sands
Lakeland Miniature Village

Distance to Pine Lake: 25 miles
This charming miniture village has a multitude of Lake District landmarks hand crafted from Coniston slate. So if you don't have time during your stay to see the full Lake District, this is a quirky alternative.

Lakeland Climbing Centre, Kendal
Lakeland Climbing Centre

Distance to Pine Lake: 18 miles
The Lakeland Climbing Centre welcomes climbers of all levels to the tallest indoor climbing wall in England. A safe and fun activity for all ages and all weathers.

Lakes Aquarium, Windermere
Lakes Aquarium

Distance from Pine Lake: 25 miles
On the edge of the Lake Windermere is the Lakes Aquarium with an eclectic mix of fish, amphibians, and more, all split up into continents and biomes.

Lake District
Lake District

Distance from Pine Lake: 12 miles
The Lake District is England's largest National Park, and home to the highest mountain (Scafell Pike). Whatevr the weather, the Lake District is filled with breath-taking landscapes and a variety of distinctive villages.

Preston
Preston

Distance from Pine Lake: 30 miles
Preston is Lancashire's top shopping destination, but it also has a rich history and cultural connections, such as the Harris Museum Art Gallery.

Kirkby Lonsdale
Kirkby Lonsdale

Distance from Pine Lake: 12 miles
The quaint town of Kirkby Lonsdale is dotted with vibrant eateries and independent shops. There are also areas of historical significance such as Devil's Bridge and the remains of Celtic settlements. 

Trough of Bowland
Trough of Bowland

Distance from Pine Lake: 11 miles
The Trough of Bowland is a scenic Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within the Forest of Bowland and is very popular for cycling and walking, along with its historical connection as part of the route taken by the Pendle Witches.

Sizergh Castle
Sizergh Castle

Distance from Pine Lake: 11 miles
This medieval castle near Kendal has remained in the Strickland family since 1239. Guided tours available for the inside of the castle's many rooms, along with walks of the grounds and surrounding countryside and acess to the castle's manicured gardens.